Industry award nominations now open

June 2020

Do you know someone who has made a significant impact to the equipment and event rental industry? The American Rental Association (ARA) wants to celebrate the outstanding achievements of companies and individuals in the industry. These individuals are the people who help shape the industry and help keep the association strong and vibrant.

ARA relies on rental professionals like you to nominate their colleagues and peers who meet the criteria for each award category. The nomination period is open until Aug. 14. Award winners will be recognized at The ARA Show™ 2021.

The list of awards and descriptions are listed below.

  • Rental Hall of Fame: ARA developed this prestigious award in 2000 to honor those individuals who have made a significant impact to the equipment and event rental industry at the national and/or international level with their vision and leadership. This is the highest industry honor and nominations should reflect exemplary service or contributions.
  • Industry Ambassador Award: Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated long-term leadership and service to the association at the national, state, local or provincial levels.
  • Exemplary Service Award: Recognizes an individual or group that has made a significant contribution in a defined area of association service (government affairs, education, technology, workforce development, etc.).
  • Industry Impact Award: Recognizes a manufacturer supplier and/or independent manufacturer representative rental industry professional who made a significant impact on the association and/or industry during the past two years.

Now is the time to give recognition to those who have served and contributed to the equipment and event rental industry. Visit to nominate your colleagues, peers and partners.

If you have any question regarding the nomination process, contact Joann Lay at 800.334.2177, ext. 265 or

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